Rep. Chuck Graham's Bio


Rep. Chuck Graham, a Democrat, represents part of Boone County (District 24) in the Missouri House of Representatives.

A former community organizer for the Illinois Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities, Rep. Graham was most recently employed with the University of Missouri-Columbia as the Missouri Coordinator for the Americans with Disabilities Act Project. Previously, he worked in public relations for the executive director of Illinois Governor=s Council on Developmental Disabilities.

He is a member of the following organizations: advisory board member, Columbia Entertainment Company; advisory board member, Habitat for Humanity; advisory board member, University of Missouri Department of Environmental Design; chairperson and current legislative chair, Missouri Assistive Technology Council; Creative Columbia Committee, Office of Cultural Affairs; Southern Boone Jaycees; the Muleskinners and Boone County Democratic Central Committee. Rep. Graham is a past member of the board of directors for Services for Independent Living and the board of directors and Governmental Affairs Commission for the National Rehabilitation Association.

A graduate of Louisiana High School, Rep. Graham received a bachelor of science degree in journalism from the University of Illinois in 1987. He was named to the University of Illinois ASenior 100" designating him as one of the 100 most outstanding seniors of 1987 and received the 1995 Missouri Easter Seals Disability Leadership Award. In 1996, he was honored as one of the 10 most outstanding young Missourians by the Missouri Jaycees.

Born February 24, 1965, in St. Louis, Rep. Graham currently resides in Columbia.